Latest Data (2017)
Population 13,428
Nationwide Rank 2468

Quick Facts

Brainerd, Minnesota is the 2,468th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Brainerd, Minnesota is a city.

Brainerd, Minnesota is currently 1.9% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Brainerd, Minnesota's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Brainerd, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2458 Snoqualmie, Washington 13,500 634.4%
2459 Bluffdale, Utah 13,484 185.2%
2460 Monroe, Georgia 13,484 17.1%
2461 Western Springs, Illinois 13,479 7.3%
2462 Groveland, Florida 13,474 347.0%
2463 Andrews, Texas 13,472 40.7%
2464 Englewood, Ohio 13,470 9.7%
2465 Solana Beach, California 13,444 3.4%
2466 Santa Fe, Texas 13,442 20.3%
2467 La Grange Park, Illinois 13,433 1.1%
2468 Brainerd, Minnesota 13,428 -1.8%
2469 Youngsville, Louisiana 13,424 231.7%
2470 Moss Point, Mississippi 13,398 -15.3%
2471 Lake Forest Park, Washington 13,392 4.2%
2472 Riverdale, Illinois 13,352 -11.1%
2473 Shorewood, Wisconsin 13,338 -2.5%
2474 San Marino, California 13,327 2.8%
2475 Dardenne Prairie, Missouri 13,310 194.5%
2476 New Providence, New Jersey 13,308 11.7%
2477 Lindsay, California 13,303 27.6%
2478 Henderson, Texas 13,300 18.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%
3161 Mound 9,517 0.8%
3162 Hermantown 9,513 17.9%
3198 Victoria 9,305 100.3%
3214 Detroit Lakes 9,216 19.8%
3248 St. Anthony 9,077 9985.5%
3266 Lake Elmo 8,983 29.4%
3268 Waseca 8,978 -6.8%
3313 Thief River Falls 8,836 5.2%
3319 Cambridge 8,803 56.1%
3344 Oak Grove 8,735 25.8%
3359 Little Falls 8,701 5.3%
3375 East Grand Forks 8,631 13.8%
3412 Virginia 8,488 -7.1%
3486 Baxter 8,278 45.2%
3509 Mahtomedi 8,191 6.5%
3536 Orono 8,147 7.8%
3583 Shorewood 7,978 7.2%
3616 Wyoming 7,887 25.0%
3639 New Prague 7,813 69.8%
3645 Crookston 7,794 -6.0%
3666 Minnetrista 7,739 76.0%
3692 St. Francis 7,663 51.8%
3751 Waite Park 7,481 11.8%
3771 Albertville 7,403 100.0%
3868 St. Joseph 7,126 43.9%
3870 Belle Plaine 7,119 84.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 13,428 2,468
2016 13,349 2,466
2015 13,371 2,454
2014 13,425 2,428
2013 13,487 2,409
2012 13,517 2,395
2011 13,526 2,388
2010 13,590 2,358
2009 13,770 2,314
2008 13,775 2,298
2007 13,764 2,280
2006 13,729 2,254
2005 13,693 2,236
2004 13,747 2,211
2003 13,792 2,183
2002 13,740 2,165
2001 13,707 2,161
2000 13,687 2,154
1990 12,785 2,010